MILWAUKEE (CBSNewYork/AP) — Infielder Mark Reynolds has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Reynolds would get a $2 million salary if added to the 40-man major league roster, and he can terminate the agreement announced Friday if he is not put on the big league roster by March 24.READ MORE: CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are High
If he makes the major league team, Reynolds could earn $600,000 in performance bonuses: $125,000 each for 200, 300, 400 and 500 plate appearances. There are additional award bonuses.
The Yankees offered Reynolds a minor-league deal as well, according to WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.READ MORE: Drivers Turn Highways Into Personal Parking Lots While Waiting To Pick Up Passengers From Tri-State Area Airports
Reynolds is a .233 hitter with 202 homers, 568 RBIs, 459 walks and 1,276 strikeouts. He hit .220 last season with 21 homers and 67 RBIs for Cleveland and the Yankees.
The 30-year-old Reynolds can play first or third base. His most recent at-bat in the majors drew some attention: He hit a go-ahead home run in the 14th inning at Houston last September in the final game in uniform for Yankees teammates Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte.
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